US Government, Department of Justice
- Full Time
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina is seeking applications from motivated individuals who want to join the office’s Litigation Support Unit responsible for performing technical work to support the litigation needs of the United States Attorney’s Office.
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Job Grade: 12
Total Openings: 1
If selected for this position, you will serve as a Legal Administrative Specialist in the Litigation Support Unit responsible for performing technical work to support the litigation needs of the United States Attorney’s Office. Typical work assignments will include: Provide technical advice to litigation teams on the legal automation requirements and systems capabilities to facilitate litigation decisions, trial preparation and trial presentation. Analyze litigation support requirement to develop or recommend appropriate strategies to meet litigation needs. Communicate and collaborate with case teams and outside entities on litigation support methodologies, litigation support technology, ESI and eDiscovery, software, associated processes and workflows. Assisting and/or training attorneys and legal support staff in organizing voluminous case information for efficient retrieval through automated means such as scanning, indexing, etc. Preparing computerized trial presentation programs. Organizing documents for efficient automated storage and retrieval by preparing appropriate indices, defining data file search criteria, etc. Recommending software packages based on analyses of user needs and evidence. Managing and operating a variety of computer hardware such as printers, audio-visual devices, and other state-of-the-art equipment. Setting up computers and recording equipment in courtrooms and grand jury sessions. Serves as project manager for eDiscovery and litigation technology matters and trials. Provides training and guidance for litigation technology applications, workflows and processes. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.
GS-12: To be eligible, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as working in a legal environment providing technical advice to litigation teams on legal automation requirements and systems capabilities; analyzing litigation support requirements to develop or recommend appropriate strategies to meet litigation needs; organizing and managing voluminous case specific discovery; using automated litigation support technology such as LAW Pre-Discovery, Concordance, IPRO Eclipse and Relativity and trial presentation systems such as Trial Director and Sanction or related programs. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/